MyHeritage Ltd.

MyHeritage Ltd.

MyHeritage Ltd.

Overview
Date Founded

2003

Headquarters

3 Ariel Sharon,4th Floor,Or Yehuda, Tel Aviv 60250

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

251 - 500

Industries

Internet Software & Services
Consumer Services
Holding Companies
Computer Software

Company Description

MyHeritage Ltd. operates a family-oriented social network service and genealogy website. The firm also provides family pages, which are personalized websites to enable families to stay in touch, celebrate birthdays, share photos, explore and preserve family history. Its solution, family tree builder, is a tool to set up a family tree and genealogy research that enables user to search for ancestors on the Internet. The company was founded by Gilad Japhet in 2003 and is headquartered in Or Yehuda, Israel.

Executives & Employees

Founder

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Science Officer

General Manager, USA

Director of Operations

Chief Architect

Chief Content Officer

Vice President Product Management

Vice President-Product Management

Board of Directors

Partner-Investment at Bessemer Venture Partners

Co-Founder at Kano Computing Ltd.

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Recent Transactions
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Accel Partners LLC, MyHeritage Ltd., Index Ventures SA purchase Legacy Family Tree

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Accel Partners LLC, MyHeritage Ltd., Index Ventures SA purchase MyHeritage (USA) Inc.

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MyHeritage Ltd. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Clients

Highlight Event and Entertainment AG, through its subsidiaries, specializes in the marketing of international events. It operates through the following segments: Event Marketing, Film, Sports and Event Marketing, as well as Sports. The Event Marketing segment specializes in marketing international music, culture, and entertainment projects. The Film segment focuses on movie and television production, home entertainment, and video production. The Sports and Event Marketing segment involves the global marketing of international sporting events. The Sports segment encompasses the business activities of Sport1 GmbH, Sport1 Media GmbH, Magic Sports Media GmbH, Match IQ GmbH, PLAZAMEDIA GmbH, and LEITMOTIF Creators GmbH. The company was founded on November 2, 1973 and is headquartered in Pratteln, Switzerland.

Investments
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nanoRep Technologies Ltd. provides self-service, virtual assistants, and smart bot solutions for customer service and eCommerce. Its solution's live analytics and machine learning capabilities helps customers get the benefit of real-time in-journey assistance, and businesses gain the right insights to continuously optimize their content and customer service processes. The firm's clients include the retail, eCommerce, entertainment, telecommunications, hospitality, education, and utilities sectors. The company was founded by Amit Ben Shahar, Doron Herzlich, Ofer David and Aviv Dror in 2009 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Investors
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Accel Partners focuses on investments in the following sectors: computing/storage, infrastructure, consumer Internet & media, energy, enterprise software/services, healthcare, biotechnology, mobile/wireless, networking systems, consumer retail, security, semiconductors and technology-enabled services.

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Index Ventures is an active manager which focuses on young information technology and life sciences companies located in Europe, Israel and the US, which have the potential to become global players in their market. The firm typically co-invests with local venture capitalists outside Europe.Index Ventures invests from USD 3 million to USD 20 million, with the possibility of investing smaller amounts in seed rounds, such as USD 300.000 to USD 500.000. It acquires minority stakes (20% on average) and is an active board member. The initial investment focus is on series A and B rounds and the firm also participates in follow-up investments at later stages for companies that successfully execute their business plans.Index generally invests in six to ten new investments a year, holds investments for three to five years and seeks exits through IPOs and trade sales.

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HPV is a venture capital investment manager focused on technology-related industries, following a hands-on investment approach. The firm invests in the software, web services and cleantech sectors throughout Europe, particularly in German-speaking countries, as well as in Israel. The firm targets innovative early-stage and expansion-phase companies with the potential to become global leaders in their market segment.HPV's investment criteria include an experienced management team, a distinctive product or service providing a durable and sustainable customer benefit, and the potential for an international roll-out, especially in the US market. The firm invests EUR 500 thousand to 10 million, generally in the form of equity.The firm supports their portfolio companies through a wide variety of services, including IT-equipped incubator space, business advisory, partnerships and network development. They hire third-party providers of professional services such as recruiting and design-led innovation consultancy. Their goal is to support young entrepreneurs in transforming their ideas into marketable products.In 2008 HPV launched a pan-African venture capital fund co-sponsored by MAN Ferrostaal AG, a division of the Munich-based MAN AG group (FR: MAN). MAN Ferrostaal provides industrial services and is a key player in alternative energy. Based in Stellenbosch near Cape Town, the fund focuses on pre-profit innovative African companies in the technology industry and in industrial sectors such as heavy engineering, automotive and green technology, with an emphasis on social entrepreneurship.

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